Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Spot Forecast for Ashley NF Piles/Red Cloud Loop...USFS
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
849 AM MDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 MDT on September 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Clear skies this morning will transition to scattered clouds around
noon and into the early afternoon as low pressure moves away from the
region. A few showers may affect the Uintas in the afternoon hours
however lightning threat is low and precipitation will be minimal. Winds
will remain light today with some northwesterly flow moving in overnight.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Clear in the morning with partly sunny skies after
                    noon (40-50%). Isolated showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....38-43 F.
Min humidity........60-65%.
Wind (20 ft)........East 5mph becoming north winds 5 MPH around noon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (17000-28000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 very low.
Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 MPH.
Clearing Index......400.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30%).
Min temperature.....28-33 F.
Max humidity........73-78%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 10 MPH.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (9000-30000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 very low.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL, decreasing to 2200 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....North 5 MPH.
Clearing Index......200.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (10-20%).
Max temperature.....46-51 F.
Min humidity........43-48%.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 MPH, becoming southwest in the
                    afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (10000-38000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 very low.
Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL, increasing to 5400 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....East 5 MPH.
Clearing Index......150, increasing to 400 in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...Mike Charnick
Requested by...Brodie Wilson
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1716209.0/GJT
.EMAIL bdwilson@fs.fed.us


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